Dr Yan Jin's research interest is in parallel kinematic machines, robotics automation, smart manufacturing, scheduling, high performance machining, and digital lean manufacturing.
Dr Jin has been a principal investigator or co-investigator for a number of research programmes, funded by DTI, EPSRC, Royal Academy of Engineering, EU H2020, Invest Northern Ireland and industry (e.g. EADS/Airbus and Bombardier Aerospace Belfast).
He is a member of editorial board of International Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics and Journal of Robotic and Mechatronic Systems. He has been an organising chair or committee member for a number of international conferences such as ReMAR2012, ICIEA2013 and ICRA2014.
Dr Jin has published over 70 high quality technical papers. He is a chartered engineer, chair in Robotics cluster in UK IFToMM, and a member of IMechE and IEEE.